tv Eyewitness News at 11 CBS December 2, 2015 2:07am-2:39am EST
♪ right now at 11:00, a family in search of answers after a mother and her three month old baby vanish. tonight the one clue left behind in this mysterious case. short break from the rain but more wet weather is on the way. we have our eye on the storm. what you need to know before you head out the door tomorrow. and a night of farewells. the philadelphia 76ers gay by to their losing streak as they get their first win of the season and lower merion alum kobe
bryant plays his last professional game in his hometown before he retires. good evening, i'm jessica dean. >> i'm ukee washington. we begin tonight with the mysterious disappearance of a vile land, new jersey, mother and her baby daughter. >> "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt is live outside the vineland police department with details on the investigation and also concern from family and friends. david? >> reporter: jessica, family and friends tell me this story gets more bizarre by the unit. they insist this mother of three would never just leave on her own. >> this is just not like her at all. >> reporter: diana soto is living a nightmare and desperate to fine out what happened to her sister and three month old niece genesis. inside the family home there's lot of pain and diana says her mother is feeling the most. >> that's her daughter, that's her granddaughter. >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: according to vineland police, 34-year-old nady was scene friday november 27th in vineland. family members found her 2005
chevy trailblazer northbound on 55 saturday morning. new jersey state police recovered the car. >> no signs of postpartum depression or anything like that much this is very out of the ordinary for her. >> reporter: lieutenant matt finley with vineland police tells "eyewitness news" his detectives didn't find out about nady and her daughter until monday two days after family and friends found her car. he says nothing valuable was inside the car and her cell phone hasn't been used since friday. >> no previous history of going away, missing, running away, nothing like that. >> reporter: outside the police department close friends nervously waited for any news about nady and her little girl. >> we're very worried about her and her child. we have no idea what is going on. >> reporter: stephanie joyce works with nady and calls her a close friend. she says nady is a good mother. one who would never just pick up and leave. >> we've work together for almost sick years now. i've never seen anything like this. this is completely off the wall this is completely abnormal for her. >> reporter: police have
interviewed several people. the vineland police department, the cumberland county prosecutor's office and new jersey state police detectives are all working on this case. if you have any information, call 911. reporting live in vineland tonight david spunt cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> david, thank you for that. we are keeping our eye on the storm again tonight. the rain is going to stick around for another day it looks like much meteorologist indicate bilo tracking the current conditions and what we can expect in the morning. kate? >> thanks, ukee. it's really a carbon copy of this time last night when we were tracking rain just moving in from the south and west. we've got very similar situation tonight as strong cold front starts to push through portions of the midwest but it's drawing in a lot of gulf moisture causing this big batch of heavy rain just to our south and to our west. you can see in our area we're in little bit of break in the act. there are showers drifting by to the north and west as we zoom in on our triple sweep you can see really not a whole lot happening out there at least not a whole lot that can be picked up by the radar signal but a lot of mist and drizzle outside so it's still damp if you step out the door.
rain timing overnight showers, fog out there watch for low visible on the roads. morning commute, light rain, fog and road spray it will be pretty messy out there but the instead yesterday rain comes mid afternoon on wednesday and could even impact your wednesday afternoon commute at least the first part of it coming up i'll tell when you the rain moves out and we've got good stuff in the seven day forecast. i think you'll like it that in a few minutes. jessica, back over to you. >> kate, thank you burlington county tonight two people in a car are killed in a crash involving a schoolbus. some students on that bus were also injured. the bus was carrying members high school swim team when the wreck happened near pemberton and ridge roads in southampton. "eyewitness news" reporter todd quinones was there. >> reporter: it was a violent head on collision. two people were killed. pemberton road was shut down for ours new jersey state police collected evidence. the two males who are dead were both in the volkswagen passat. >> witness statement stating that the volkswagen traveling
high rate of speed possibly improperly passing vehicles entered the lane of the bus striking it head on. >> reporter: there were 20 students from the lenape on the bus, as well as two teachers, a bus aid and driver. the crash happened just before 5:00 on pemberton road just east of ridge road in southampton. >> it was the lenape swim team traveling to a sporting event. >> reporter: names of the two ills males who were killed have not been released pending notification of next of kin. fortunately of those nine people taken here to the hospital, all of them have only minor injuries. reporting from mt. holly, new jersey, todd quinones cbs3 "eyewitness news". tonight chicago's mayor is promising change after firing the city's top cop. gary mccarthy resigned at the request of the mayor a mid angry protests how authorities responded to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer last year. speculation is growing over who will be the next chicago police
superintendent. philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsay says right now it's not him. >> gary is a goodman. and i really hate to see him leave. i know things are little difficult right now in chicago to say the least. but no, it's way too soon for anybody to speculate about anything. my plans are to retire first of the year. that hasn't changed. commissioner ramsay is a chicago native and spent 26 years with the chicago police department. authorities say a brookhaven woman stole from her own mother and then set up a fraudulent gofundme page claiming her mother was sick. police say carol, stole $40,000 from her 92-year-old mother by abuse power of attorney. she allegedly withdrew cash from atm's and stopped paying her mom's expenses at her nursing home. authorities say she even set up a fake gofundme page claiming her mom was sick and pockets $1,200. >> we understand that the daughter may have her own financial needs that she may
have her own expenses that she needs to pay, but not at mom's expense. >> she told "eyewitness news" today she's planning to plead not guilty to the felony charges against her. she will be back in court later this month. cathedral leap kane taps a former maryland attorney general to lead an investigation into pornographic e-mails shared among state officials. team of special prosecutors will help doug gansler examine the e-mails. they're looking for violations of pennsylvania's criminal, civil or ethics laws. kane cannot lead this investigation as the state's top prosecutor. general attorney general's law license is currently suspended while she waits trial on charges she leaked secret grand jury information and lied about it under oath. >> facing money for a memorial for the victims of a deadly building collapse. proceeds from the event will go to the construction of a memorial at 22nd and mark streets. six people died there in 2013 when a building being demolished collapsed oh and top of a
salvation army store. the delaware river port authority is now giving some e-z pass users $18 toll discount if they drive across any of its four bridges at least 18 times a month. the only catch here the e seem pass account holder has to be in new jersey and the user must enroll in the e zoom pass website. the drpa work to go extent the discount to ez account pass holders in pennsylvania. well, final difficult. the philadelphia 76ers of course they won their first game of the season defeating kobe bryant and the lakers. >> the lower merion high school alum played his last game in his hometown before he retires at the end of the season. don bell joins us now with this memorable game on couple of levels. >> yeah. it was great. they finaly did it. >> about time. a night of farewells, bye-bye kobe and bye-bye sixers 18 game losing streak. plenty to cheer about in south philly but we start with the future hall of famer. kobe retiring at the end of the season tonight.
was his last pro game in philly as a child he said he wanted to be a sixers he gets love from dr. jay right there and high school coach at lower merion greg downer. once the game tipped off kobe not bashful about shooting. he made three of his first five. finished with 20 points. he had a great night. even though his team loses. philly though showered kobe with love and he definitely noticed. >> moved me beyond measure. beyond measure. i'm not like the most emotional. i try not to be publicly any way. that got me. it got me. >> well, take a look at things like this purple and gold lighting up the stands at the wells fargo center looked like a lakers home game sounded like one when kobe scored. five time champ received a standing ovation at the end of the game as you see right there. sixers tickets during the last home game went for eight bucks tonight the cheapest on the secondary market was 57.
fans got what they came for. >> the best. he's been doing it forever. 20 years strong. just, you know, relentless. never takes a day off. >> i'm happy for him. he has the money and everything, his family, all of that, good health and everything. ultimate and man like when he leaves basketball will never be the same. >> guys it was a win/win fort hoops fans tonight. they got to see kobe. >> yup. >> they got to see the sixers win for the first time in nearly eight months. >> nice. >> coming later in sports we'll have highlights for you along with reaction. >> special night in south phil philly. >> the effects of concussions serious topic in the sports world this days. >> athletes aren't the only ones susceptible to the injury. still ahead the new state of the art center in south jersey dedicated to treating concussions. we'll tell you how technology is making a big diss. >> birth announce many taking social media by storm. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg is
new dad. the vow he and his wife are making to their bundle of joy. >> vittoria? >> report roar we are live at the walnut street theater celebrating a christmas story and i get to hang out with the bunch of the kids. kids will be kids. >> we triple dog dare you. >> i'm not going to put my tongue on that pole! >> come on. >> back to you kate. >> thank you kids vittoria hopefully she diss lodges her face from the pole before we have to talk to her in few minutes. more rain on the way, guys. clouds in place right now. light rain, drizzle and fog but take a look the all this green headed our way. i'll tell when you it gets here coming up. and coming up after "eyewitness news" at 11:00 it's the late show with steven colbert tonight he welcomes oprah winfrey the creators of welcome tonight veil joseph finger and jeffrey canor and a performance by judith
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>> tomorrow south jersey hospital will open the first concussion center. this machine is one of several new pieces of equipment at cape regional medical center. the center has the tools and training to diagnose concussions. it also has computer software to evaluate brain functions and possibly hell help prevent the recurrence of a concussion. >> ideally we would lovto have every athlete in the county be able to come in v a baseline so that we know specifically and we can tell coaches or athletes or parents, hey, there is cognitive deficit here. we need to make precautions. >> cape regional team trained under dr. george, one of the nfl's leading experts on concussions. this just may be the most generous birth announcement ever from facebook ceo mark zuckerberg he and his wife pre sill will have a new baby daughter named max and they posted his photo on facebook. he and his wife will donate 99%
of their first book shares in their lifetime. those shares currently worth $45 billion. and they hope this money will help fight disease, improve education, reduce poverty and promote equal rights. >> how about that? >> yeah. >> the holiday tradition comes to life at the walnut street theater this season. >> performing on stage for the first time in philadelphia is a christmas story the musical. the show is based on the classic 1983 movie. >> our vittoria woodill is live ontage with the young actor noose just wrapped up an evening of singing and dancing. hey, tori. >> reporter: hey, ukee and jessica. yup, we are live at walnut street they had. let me tell you something about these guys. they are fantastic. christmas story the musical if you love the movie you can watch it come to life and earlier i got a little sneak peek on the side lines of them in act. take look. >> ♪
>> reporter: that's right. you remember it. you remember it all. you're going to shoot your eye out. you're going to remember the fighting scene. you're going to see the bunny suit. you're going to see all of the fabulous dancing and singing and tap dancing and you know the movie quite different than the musical because it had a little less action. so these guys really bump it up knowledge with fantastic costumes and memorable scenes from the movie that literally come to life. including remember that scene with the slide and the elves when they were at i believe it was higbee's? when they were at higbee's i mean that was one of the fun yesterday thing i've ever seen and really you guys do such a fantastic job. it might -- it might. it is probably a thrill for to you be playing. we're actually talking are you
raffle fee one of the stars in the musical here. it's probably a thrill for to you play this character. >> it's so amazing i've always watched the movie when i was a little kid, and it's just a great experience to be playing raffle fee. >> awesome. what is your name. >> my name is craig mull learn, jr. you're locally from the jersey shore. >> yes. >> awesome. how does it feel to be sort of in your hometown and showing your talents in front of your own neighbors if you will? >> it feels great. because i've always loved theater and now it's like a professional theater and it's my first professional gig. so i'm really excited. >> reporter: congratulations we'll talk to raffle fee's brother randy another star in the movie this colin. are you just having the best time? >> yes, i am. >> my favorite part is when i get to be in the fat snow suit. >> reporter: that is a good part. you know, that is one of the things that you're going to see here on stage. you'll see randy in the fat suit, you'll see craig in the bunny suit. but you're also going see all
these kids just having the best time. i mean really is this the best way to celebrate the holidays? >> yeah. >> why should everyone come out to see you guys perform? hands up. hands up. give me some. >> because the show is amazing. >> what else? >> it's a live performance of the movie you always loved and entertaining show that you'll always love. >> boom. there you have it. >> christmas story will be here at the walnut street theater all the way until january 10th. do you not want to miss it. i'm coming back because i got a little taste and i need little bit more. maybe you guys can teach me a few moves and rehearse a little bit for when i come back and maybe incorporate me in the show. >> yes! >> we'll see if that actually happens. >> gentle nudging vittoria. >> subtle. >> thanks, tori. give the kids our best. love to seat kids in the arts. love it. >> bye, guys, good job. >> for many of them their first professional gig. >> he used to watch the movie when he was a kid. >> good for them. that is great. >> talented kids. >> kate with the forecast. rain for another day. >> another day of the same
stuff. if you liked today -- >> going to love tomorrow. >> i don't know anybody that loved today. but if you did, make sure you hit me up on twitter and facebook maybe you're the one guy that loved today. you've got another day of it coming if you like the sun and temperatures above average just wait until the end of the week and the weekend much nicer weather is on the way. let's take a look outside right now. you can see the buildings of center city philadelphia have pretty much disappeared thanks to big wall of low clouds and fog just sitting over us. there's a lot of moisture coming up from the gulf of mexico temperatures well above average. we're in the 50s near 60 degrees tomorrow. but it's not a pleasant 60 degrees. we're talking clouds. we're talking rain and take look at this storm on storm scan3. very large system. now there are some indications that the storm is starting to weaken. you can see as the storm lifts to the north and to the east when you see a storm lifting like that that is an occasion it is weakening that's what's happening with this storm. you can see that cold front slicing into portions of the southern planes that's drawing in the moisture and this is the rain you want to watch. as we head into the day tomorrow it will be lifting into our area
especially during the midday hours. so right now across our live neighbor network 45 degrees. they've that .83-inches of rain there. 51 in norristown. half inch of rain there as well and more to come. future weather overnight just a few scattered showers here's 5am with a band of showers moving through. roads will be wet for your morning commute. heaviest during the midday hours between 10am and one or 2:00 o'clock that's when heavy rain could move through. continues until about 4:00 p.m. and then does start to move out during the course of the evening commute. but still can't rule out a lingering shower right into tomorrow night. so here's what to expect. overnight, light rain, mist, areas of fog, slow down on the roads, it is pretty messy out there for your wednesday periods of rain the instead yesterday in the afternoon. and then it's a split week we get the rain out of here. we'll see a cool breezy day thursday but it's comfortable. seasonal at last around 50 degrees. friday less wind, sunny skies, high pressure overhead, 50 degrees. another nice day temps should be in the upper 40s by that time at
the end of the week. so let's review november. today of course the first day of our new month. didn't really feel like december out there with the rain and the mild temperatures. november at 5.6 degrees above average was the second warmest on record. it was also dry month. fell more than an inch below average in precipitation. 1 degree of 80-degree warm in november. i don't think we'll get there in december but above average as we head toward the weekend overnight light rain, mist, areas of fog, tomorrow again periods of rain especially midday. much like today. the high a mild 59 degrees. rittenhouse square tree lighting was supposed to be tonight. luckily they moved it to thursday it will be much much better out there. breezy, chilly 44 degrees. i'll will be out there as well helping to light the tree as well will our joy of sharing toy fest. stop by and say hollow. 50 degrees, breezy. friday looking good. the weekend can't ask for much better weekend than this. saturday and sunday 50s with sunshine hanukkah begins at sundown on sunday. great weather for that hanging christmas lights maybe this weekend no excuse not to be out
there. >> none whatsoever. >> get the below ups in the ya yard. >> do everything. >> thanks kate. >> don is here now with a look what's coming up in sports. busy night for you. >> i almost feel like confetti should be falling from the sky considering what happened tonight. busy night. flyers look for their third win in a row. st. joe's tries to drop off eighth ranked villanova. kobe bryant's didn't go as plan but it did for the sixers. what? we're talking sports next.
what night. could be bee got soft pretzels arc cheesesteak an standing oh vague. the 76ers got something they hadn't experienced since march. a win! a win! yes i'm telling you in advance because it's that exciting. half time the sixers honored the memory of moses malone and will retire his number next season. hard to believe it's taken that long. kobe bryant will eventually have his number retired witness lakers scored their first 11
points but the sixers withstanding the attack. fourth quarter, nerlins noel making it happen. how about the straight away three from robert covington right over kobe. sixers with 12-point lead and they actually within the game. the sixers have won a game. 10 through-91 your final score. now afterwards, kobe talk about his last game in his hometown. >> can't scrip this stuff. i can't -- the amount of respect and appreciation adoration i have for the city to be able to have this moment here, um, just means everything to me. >> great night in south philly. the flyers in ottawa trying to do something they haven't done this season win three games in a road. flyers power tripping. scores his first nhl goal and the flyers regain the lead.
after the senators tie things up wayne simmonds will not be denied off the rebound much his third goal in the last two games and the fly guys beat ottawa four-two. after recent loss billy davis had concerns. not about strategy or scheme or injuries. the defensive coordinator was worried about confidence after all, the birds giving up 90 points in two games. the eagles back to practice today. that includes sam brad for the quarterback is trying to rebound from separated shoulder and concussion. the birds play the patriots on sunday. hopefully he will be in the lineup. college hoops phil martelli and st. joe's looking to beat jay wright and the villanova wildcats eighth in the country. second half. josh heart driving goes to the hole with soul. nice buck nova now up by 13. hawks would cut the lead to six but chris jenkins bullies his way to the basket. look at a guy you say get in the weight room, bro. villanova beat st. joe's 86-72. you know what that's like, don't
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tomorrow from 4:30 to 7am. for kate, don, everyone here, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. we're always on at cbsphilly.c cbsphilly.com. the late show with stephen colbert is coming up next. >> thanks for watching, family. take care. sleep well. ♪ >> announcer: the following is a paid presentation for the nuwave oven pro, brought to you by the makers of the nuwave precision induction cooktop. [♪...] professional chefs create great-tasting meals from years of experience and by using professional equipment. and now you can too, with the nuwave oven pro, the number-one countertop oven in america! no more defrosting or preheating that giant oven-- the nuwave cooks all your meals faster, better, healthier and easier, guaranteed. the nuwave oven is not a microwave oven, but uses conduction, convection